Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Harold Park...that makes 65...for the foot it challenge

My first trip to harold park today produced Mute Swan 5 ,Tufted Duck 40+,great Crested grebe 1 and a host of coots,mallards,canada geese and moorhens,there are more of these here than in the whole of Calderdale..?????Also one Cormorant. 1.Great Crested Grebe 2. Little Grebe 3 Cormorant.4 Grey heron, 5 Canada Goose,6 Mallard,7 Tufted duck ,8 Goosander,9 Sparrowhawk,10 Kestrel.11 Coot , 12 Moorhen ,13 Golden Plover 14 Lapwing , 15 Snipe ,16 Black headed gull ,17 Common Gull , 18 Herring Gull ,19 LBBGull , 20 GBBGull , 21 Stock Dove ,22 Woodpigeon , 23 Collared Dove ,24Feral Pigeon ,25 Little Owl, 26 Tawny Owl ,27 Green Woodpecker ,28Great Spotted woodpecker , 29 Skylark ,30 Meadow Pipit.31 Grey wagtail 32 Pied wagtail ,33 Dipper ,34Wren ,35 Dunnock 36 Robin , 37 Blackbird ,38 Fieldfare,39 Song Thrush, 40 Redwing, 41 Mistle Thrush , 42 Goldcrest , 43 Long tailed Tit , 44 Blue Tit, 45 Cole Tit , 46 Great Tit, 47 Nuthatch , 48 Treecreeper , 49 Jay , 50 Magpie ,51 Carrion Crow , 52 Rook, 53 Starling , 54 House Sparrow ,55 Tree Sparrow , 56 Chaffinch,57 Greenfinch, 58 Goldfinch ,59 Siskin ,60 Redpoll,61 Bullfinch, 62 Linnet.+ 3 unknowns,hopefully Snow Bunt,Whooper Swan and Lesser
+ Teal, PFGoose,Woodcock , Goldeneye , Kingfisher , Buzzard,Mute Swan ...65 so far.....

5 comments:

NigelK said...

Well sorted and you got a Cormorant too. As you say a great concentration of birds.

AndyC said...

its amazing,there arnt that many birds at cromwell bottom/EGP.Ring Necked Duck must be on the cards.

DJSutcliffe said...

Where is Harold Park Andy? is it Bradford area

Brian Sumner . said...

You,re not going to tick Black Swan then, could be straight in from Tasmania with the easterlys !!!

AndyC said...

Its a bit like Peoples park pond Dave at the edge of mixenden.but great for birds............Luckily I didnt see the Black Swan.